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Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship - Knoxville, TN

Location: Knoxville, TN
Date: 07-12-2015

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The 2015 Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship is headed to Knoxville, TN! At stake at this contest* is a $1,000 cash purse—plus THREE seats at this year’s Championship Final, to be held in Clearwater, FL, on July 25th.

Yes, you read that right: First, second and third-place finishers all score a trip to compete in the Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship, plus $500, $300 and $200 respectively. On offer at the Championship Final is a prize purse of $17,500 plus international fame and glory!

This qualifying event will take place in Knoxville, TN, on Sunday July 12th, 2015.

This year's Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship offers more chances than ever to qualify—don't you ever miss your chance to become the next Hooters World Wing Eating Champion! See you in Knoxville, TN!

This contest will take place at 4pm Eastern** at Hooters of Knoxville—8050 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN—on Sunday July 12th, 2015!

Prizes! 1st - $500 + trip to compete in the Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship 2nd - $300 + trip to compete in the Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship 3rd - $200 + trip to compete in the Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship

Please note: This contest is restricted to participants aged 21 and over.

About Hooters of America, LLC Hooters of America, LLC, is the franchisor and operator of more than 400 Hooters restaurants in 42 states and 26 countries. Known for its world famous Hooters Style chicken wings, the first Hooters opened its doors in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida. Expectations were so modest at the time that the simple fact the doors opened was deemed worthy of a toast. Since then millions have been liberated from the ordinary at Hooters while enjoying great food, fun and one-of-a-kind hospitality that can only be served up by the Hooters Girls. For more information about Hooters visit or follow us at, or

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*All applicants must be 21 years of age or older and fully acknowledge and understand the inherent dangers and risks associated with participating in an eating contest. The applicant further acknowledges and understands that the MLE/IFOCE coordinates with event sponsor(s) to select and approve eligible participants, and that the MLE/IFOCE shall decide, at its sole discretion, whether an applicant is eligible to participate in any eating event, and/or related activities. The MLE/IFOCE may revoke an applicant's eligibility to participate in the eating contest, or related activities, at any time, for any reason, at its sole discretion. The MLE/IFOCE and the event sponsors reserve the right, at any time, to change any and all details concerning the event, including, e.g., time, duration, location and prize structure.

** Yes, Knoxville, TN, is Eastern.

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